By using a mixture of embroidery, carving and natural materials, artist Hillary Fayle creates some especially unique and delicate pieces. Fayle’s artwork features tree leaves of different colors, shapes and sizes, decorated with embroidery in a variety of colors and patterns. The Iroquois graduate and former Elma resident currently lives in Virginia, where she is pursuing her master's degree in craft/material studies at Virginia Commonwealth University.
The East Aurora Cooperative Market fell short of its goal to raise $875,000 from its member owners by Aug. 15, but all is not lost. The Co-op Board of Directors announced Tuesday that the organization has been given the go-ahead to continue campaigning for the remainder of the needed investments, which is part of the process of securing the Co-op's hopeful future site in the first floor of the Red Brick Plaza at 591 Main St.
The Erie 2 Chautauqua Cattaraugus BOCES special education classrooms housed at East Aurora's Southside Academy since 2008 have relocated to Baker Road School in Orchard Park.
The Roycroft Power House is hosting a feast of art, food and music this Friday, Aug. 22. The event will run from 6-10 p.m. at the Power House, located at 39 S. Grove St. and will feature a photography exhibit, a “Food as Art” exhibit and music by The Wild Rumpus, an Appalachian “stompgrass” band.
This December, Holland Central School District residents will be asked to approve a capital project that could cost about $13 million. The focus will be on windows, roofs and masonry work on the outside of the two buildings.
The start and dismissal times at Holland's H.O. Brumsted Elementary School have fluctuated over the last 10 years, with some exceptions made to people who live close enough to walk to and from school. However, going forward the times will be kept constant, and all students in the elementary school will be dismissed at the same time. That means students will be in school from 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
Girl Scouts of Western New York recently announced that Elma resident Morgan Paladino has received the Gold Award, the highest award available in Girl Scouting. She was recognized earlier this month with 45 other scouts during a ceremony at Samuel's Grande Manor in Williamsville.
During its first practice of the season, the East Aurora/Holland football team set three of its fastest players–Mike Coatsworth, Zach Jones and Brigham Rogers–off to race the 40-yard dash, which Jones won with a time of 4.56 seconds. The first game of the season for the team is Sept. 5 at Amherst.